World Bulletin/News Desk
Trucks of the first aid convoy sent by the IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation for Syrian civilians started to reach border gates on Saturday.
IHH sent the first convoy of 33 trucks laden with 850 tons of flour to Syrian civilians on Thursday as part of the "bread and blanket for Syria" campaign.
Osman Atalay, deputy head of the IHH, said that there was a human tragedy in Aleppo and other provinces in Syria and Syrian people needed help.
All flour will be distributed to Syrians in provinces such as Aleppo, Hama, Homs, Damascus and Latakia.
Around 300 non-governmental organizations, Turkish Red Crescent Aid Society, Turkish Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD) and Turkish Religious Foundation (TDV) support the aid campaign for Syrians.
Three men arrested after attempting to sell artifact depicting Jesus Christ
EU minister Omer Celik asks German Chancellor to remember her motto is to talk to each other, and not about each other
BIST 100 rises 1,412.44 points; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange falls below 3.50
More than 1,000 counter-terror operations conducted across the country last week, says Interior Ministry
Turkey's ambassador to Pakistan meets new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in Islamabad
Premier says 4,600 ISIL terrorists have been neutralized in Syria and Iraq so far
Binali Yildirim hopes ties with Association of Southeast Asian Nations will also enhance when Singapore heads regional body
BIST 100 index rises 0.03 pct while US dollar/Turkish lira rate stands at 3.52
Yildirim to attend Singapore-Turkey business forum and hold talks with president and prime minister
United Arab Emirates, three other Arab states cut ties with Qatar in June, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says Turkey pays price of terrorist organizations’ instability
A predominantly Turkmen city, Tal Afar was captured by ISIL in mid-2014
International cooperation and genuine commitment is key to fight all forms of terrorism, says presidential spokesman
Security forces also seize M16 rifle, 2 hand grenades and walkie-talkie in Diyarbakir province
Number of people in need increases every day despite efforts from global community, ministry says
Head of Foreign Affairs Committee Taha Ozhan says terror attacks in Spain 'targeted whole humanity'